Wouldn’t it be great if you could just click a button and just wipe, say, the last 15 minutes of your Google search history?
iPhone users have been living that dream since last summer, when Google rolled out that very option to its iOS app. Now Android users can now feel the joy of deleting your most recent search history with a single tap too.
In order to take advantage of this new convenient tool, simply open the Google app on your Android device and tap on your profile. In the pop-up menu, you should see a “Delete last 15 minutes” option located under “Search history.” Tap that and the Google app will delete the last 15 minutes of your search history from within the app.
Google already offered ways to simply clear your entire Google search history. There are also options to automatically delete history that’s 3 months, 18 months, or 36 months old. Users could go through their history manually and remove individual items too. While this is all good, none of these options are particularly convenient if you want to quickly remove items from just one particular search session. The 15 minute delete option seems to be the perfect tool for that.
This feature will now be available on both the iOS and Android versions of the Google app. Google has not yet mention if or when the feature will be available for users on the desktop version of Google search.